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Summer Program

Spend your summer having outdoor adventures, saving the universe, defeating dark wizards, creating artistic masterpieces, searching for buried treasure, completing mythological quests, conducting crazy and cool science experiments, playing sports AND carnival, and making new friends!  With a mix of activity blocks, unstructured supervised play, daily swimming in an indoor pool, and weekly field trips, adventures abound for school-age children at the theme-based Honey Creek Summer Camp.

Also, check out our selection of SPECIALTY CAMPS for those looking to explore their favorite topics on a deeper level!

We offer something for everyone, whether you come for a day, a week, or the entire summer. Our flexible scheduling, themed weeks, and specialty camps help you customize your summer to fill your child’s days with FUN.
Enjoy our short video which tries to sum up 10-weeks of summer fun in less than 2 minutes:)

What’s different about Honey Creek’s Summer Camp?

  • Extended Day Care from 8am-6pm, with no extra fees for before and after care.
  • Flexible Scheduling, because real life is flexible. For a slight fee, you can switch days; and you can sign up for 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 days per week.
  • Multi-age, thematic programs. Honey Creek Summer Camp is hands-on experience, through which campers actively create, play, and learn.
  • For campers who will return to Honey Creek for the regular school year, the camp is an opportunity to become comfortable with the school’s culture and layout.
  • SPECIALTY CAMPS with the option for before and after care in our regular day camp.
  • We are a licensed child care facility so we provide a SAFE, stimulating, and satisfying summer camp experience.
See the poster for all the details!
  • IMPORTANT:  This summer’s camp will be held at our temporary location at 235 Spencer Lane in Ypsilanti while the Wagner Road building is under construction.
  • Enrollment will again be ONLINE: app.campdoc.com/register/hccs
  • We’re on Facebook!  Check here for weekly updates about field trips, staffing, and other fun news:  https://facebook.com/HCCSsummercamp/

Here is the schedule of weekly themes for 2020: (Click on the week to check out what we did last year for a sampling of what we do.) 

6/17-6/19 – Wild Kingdom (W-F): Roar, growl, buzz, and hiss! Campers will take a walk on the wild side while celebrating all the biodiversity that makes our world such a rich and wonderful place!

6/22-6/26 – CamperCON: Sci Fi! Fantasy! Super Heroes! Campers will take a leap into some of the most popular Comic-Con favorites and fandoms.

6/29-7/3 – Time Travelers: Travel through wormholes to the past and into the future.  CAUTION: Dinosaur Alert!

7/6-7/10 – Mythology & Make BelieveCampers will partake in legendary quests inspired by heroic tales from mythologies and fairy tales.

7/13-7/17 – Fine Arts Fest: Surround yourself with music, painting, theater, and many other media of art.  Create, observe, and enjoy a week full of artful antics.

7/20-7/24 – Weird Science: Explore, experiment, and experience science… with a twist.

7/27-7/31 – Mystical Adventures: Experience a world of magic at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.  Accio Campers!

8/3-8/7 – Campers Ahoy!: Water, pirates, treasure, and high seas fun! Yo ho! Yo ho! A camper’s life for me!

8/10-8/14 – Maker Mania: Make it!  Take it! Dream it!  Build it! Design it!  Refine it! Imagine it!  Invent it! We’ll provide the time and tools to help you bring your creations to life!

8/17-8/21 – M.E.G.A. Camp: Campers will take part in protecting our Earth. Recycled art projects, fresh air, and environmental awareness!  Together we’ll Make Earth Great Again!

We are looking forward to another amazing summer and hope you can join us!

click here to enroll online: app.campdoc.com/register/hccs

click here for the 2020 Poster: CampPostermenu2020

Now Hiring Summer Camp Counselors!

Click here for:  CampStaffApplication2020

click here for: CITApplication2020

click here for:CampParentHandbook&Lunch Menu2019

Want to donate something to camp? Check out our wish list.

*Rocks and Robots campers needing before/after care should register online*

2019 Field Trips

Week Day Date Location Departure/Return Swim @ HC?
1 Thurs June 20 Leslie Science and Nature Center @HC 9:00am-11:00am Yes
2 Wed June 26 Jedi Academy @HC 11:30pm-2:45pm Yes
2 Thurs June 27 Star Fleet Academy @HC 11:30pm-2:45pm Yes
3 Tues July 2 Greenfield Village 9:15am-3:45pm No
4 Wed July 10 Kelsey Museum of Archeology 10:15am-2:45pm Yes
5 Thurs July 18 Wild Swan Theater @HC 9:30am Yes
6 Tues July 23 Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum 9:45am-1:45pm Yes
7 Wed July 31 Hogwarts (Michigan League) 10:15am-3:00pm Yes
8 Fri Aug 9 Independence Lake 10:00am-4:00pm No
10 Wed Aug 21 Indian Creek Zoo 10:00am-4:15pm No

*More onsite presentations TBD.

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